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Safe Kids Kansas is a 501c(3) charitable organization and is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children. The designated lead agency for Safe Kids Kansas is the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

 

Join us for a fun-filled day dedicated to celebrating kids at:

The 2nd Annual Safe Kids Day at the Zoo!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

9:00am to 3:00pm

The Topeka Zoo

635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka

Safe Kids Day at the Zoo

In addition to all the great things the zoo has to offer, Safe Kids Day brings interactive booths, activities and entertainment!  Here's just a glimpse of what's in store:

  • Children's Yoga
  • Performances by Kansas Ballet Academy
  • Makin’ Moves
  • Electrical Safety Demonstration by Westar Energy
  • Safety Demonstrations by the Topeka Bike Patrol
  • Temporary Tattoo Booth
  • A Safety Scavenger Hunt for prizes!
  • Free bike helmets (while supplies last, child must be present, sizes infant through youth) fitted to your child by our cycle-savvy volunteers.

Complete our Safety Scavenger Hunt by finding the answers to safety tips posted around the zoo.  Turn in your entry to the Safe Kids booth to be entered into a drawing for great prizes courtesy of the following supporting businesses:

Hazel Hill Chocolate – gift certificate for ½ lb of fudge
Mad Eliza’s - $10 gift certificate (2 winners)
Billy Vanilly – ½ dozen assorted cupcakes
Cashmere Popcorn – bags of gourmet popcorn
Glory Days Pizza – A large, 1-topping pizza (2 winners)
The Great Overland Station – 4 admission passes (2 winners)
Topeka Civic Theater and Academy – 2 ticket vouchers for The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fair(l)y (Stoopid) Tales, running  from May 1 – May 9, 2015
Topeka Parks and Recreation: Gage Park Fun Card and X-Treme Fun Card
Gage Bowl – a bowling party gift certificate valued at $60
Potwin Pottery - $10 gift certificate (3 winners)
Kansas Children’s Discovery Center – 2 admission passes
The Topeka RoadRunners – 4 Premium seat tickets to a 2015-16 Topeka RoadRunners game
AAA Allied Group – 4 movie passes (2 winners)
Wicher’s Photography – 1-hour session and 11 x 14” portrait (value $250)
A painting by Tembo the elephant
And MORE!

Come join in the fun!

*Regular zoo admission applies.  Free admission for Friends of the Zoo members.\


Visionary Sponsor:

Stormont Vail Logo


Champion Sponsor:

SafeKan Logo            KDHE Logo


Guardian Sponsor:

BCBS Logo


Advocate Sponsor:

KENA Logo             Westar Energy Logo

 

Child Car Seats


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Looking for a car seat inspection or distribution program in Kansas?  Visit www.kansascarseatcheck.org for a list of resources near you.

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Product Safety Recalls

Your Online Resources for Recalls

To check for product safety recalls please visit www.recalls.gov your online resource for recalls.


What Can You Do?


What’s Going On?

  • Safe Kids Kansas Strategic Plan 2012-2014: The three-year strategic plan for Safe Kids Kansas was developed during retreats held in 2008 for the full coalition membership, local affiliates and board/staff.  It highlights eleven goals set for Safe Kids Kansas and discusses unintentional childhood injury risk areas. 
  • 2012 State Needs Assessment
  • Annual Report: A summary of activities and programs
    - 2013